Post by Mark A
I saw on the net that he died on 11 September 2011 aged
only 39, of non-hodgkins Lymphoma.
Any other news from a year ago you feel the need to share
I just saw this "news" last week.
I just saw "Spartacus" - or bits of it - for the first time
a few weeks ago.
On German TV.
I mentioned it here because Spartacus was mentioned in another
thread by other posters.
Not knowing that y'all knew everything about everyone in "Spartacus", as
opposed to me, and being a bit shocked - as always - by illnesses
that cut people down, especially those just on the brink of fame
or of life or of whatever - I imparted this "news". It's called
There are people all over Europe who, obviously, do not live
in Britain but who can, thanks to digital cable TV, watch
BBC 1-4, Channel 4 and 5, ITV 1-4, E4 and More4, but none
of the other British channels British people residing in
Britain can watch. Some of us are Brits, some are not.
We may wish to discuss these British programmes on Usenet
newsgroups, and thus we end up on uk.media.tv.misc
Being a newsgroup like all other newsgroups, as soon as someone
posts anything on any subject, one or all of the following
a) the poster is totally ignored
b) some wise guy makes jokes about the poster
c) one or more posters suddenly attack one or more other
posters and the entire thread deteriorates into a
d) everyone suddenly discusses something entirely different
e) one or more serious, on-topic replies are made to the
And no, I'm not wearing black. What are you wearing?